Mexicana adds new service to capital city

MEXICO CITY -- Mexicana Airlines began operating twice-weekly service between Laredo, Texas, and Mexico City.

The flights operate on Saturdays and Sundays aboard a Fokker 100 aircraft with room for 101 passengers in executive and tourist class.

The Saturday flight is scheduled to depart Laredo at 10:45 a.m. and arrive in Mexico City at 12:30 p.m. The return flight departs Mexico City at 8 a.m. and arrives in Laredo at 9:45 a.m.

On Sundays, the flight departs Laredo at 5 p.m. and arrives in Mexico City at 6:45 p.m. The return flight leaves the Mexican capital at 2:15 p.m. and arrives in Texas at 4 p.m.

In conjunction with the new flights, packages are available through Mexicana's tour operator partner, MexSeaSun, for clients departing from Laredo.

For package information, call MexSeaSun at (866) 2MEXSEA or visit the Web site at

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